Sometimes, even the smallest of accidents or bumps can cause damage to your car’s windshield. Have you noticed a small, seemingly innocent crack or ding on your windshield? You may have stumbled across this blog in your attempts to figure out if it is truly worth repairing such an insignificant chip. Will a small crack put you or those on the road in danger? What is the cost of repairing small nicks and cracks on your windshield? We are here to dispel every myth or legend you may have heard or read. Read our blog below to learn more!
Is A Small Crack Dangerous?
Any damage to a car’s windshield compromises its structural integrity, and as such, could result in something disastrous. Even the smallest of damage could be dangerous to you and your vehicle. When we get questions about how serious damage need to be to warrant an auto glass service, the answer is always easy; the only “safe” damage is no damage!
A small crack can spread just as easily as a larger one. Even if you do not get into an accident or fender bender, road issues such as holes or even speed bumps could cause a reaction where you minor windshield damage spreads. This is not only dangerous, but it is also costly! A crack spreading and becoming larger will most likely result in you needing a full windshield replacement service, which is much more expensive. Windshield repairs are quite low in a cost and will likely save you a headache or two down the road, so why wait?
When Should I Have My Windshield Repaired?
The easiest answer is “now”. Many people assume that, because the damage is small, they can procrastinate and wait until they have a free day to have their windshield repaired. The sad truth, however, is that disaster can strike when you least expect it. You are much better off having it repaired right when you notice the damage and avoid making the situation worse. Windshield repair is usually quite quick, and should not require a large sacrifice in time.
Need your windshield repaired today? Call Speers Auto Glass at 905-339-0339 today!